You can now enable Facebook login for your donors to use with online giving. This article will walk you through the steps. If you would prefer to have assistance with this process, please feel free to send us a chat from the admin portal or email email@example.com.
This is a multi-step process that will require you to create a Facebook developer account, create and configure the app in Facebook, take the app live, and manage configuration settings in Vision2.
Create a Facebook developer account
This Facebook help article will walk you through the steps to register for a Facebook developer account. You will need to login to your regular Facebook account and then follow the steps provided in the article.
Create your Facebook app
This Facebook help article will walk you through creating the app. Please note: you will not have to write or test code. Following the steps provided will allow you to enable Facebook login for online giving.
For the App Type: select Build Connected Experiences
For the App Name: you can use your church name or your website
For the App Contact Email: use an email address that is monitored for notices that may need attention
For Business Manager Account: This is optional. If you do not have one, select No
Configure Facebook login for your app
Once the app is created, you will be taken to the App Dashboard
In the Facebook Login product, click the Set Up button
On the next screen, click Web
In the Site URL text box, enter your main church website Example: www.dynamicchurchdemo.org
After saving, click on the App Dashboard
In the Facebook Login product, click the Set Up button.
Select Settings in the left-hand menu
Under Client OAuth Settings, enter your website root page into the Valid OAuth Redirect URIs field. You'll need to enter it twice, once with the www and once without the www
Save your changes
Take the Facebook app live
In the App Dashboard, click on Settings in the left-hand menu
You will need to update the following information:
Contact Email - provide an organization contact email address that is monitored
User Data Deletion - https://<subdomain>.v2sapi.co/auth/facebookdelete
Please note: you will replace <subdomain> with your organization's Vision2 subdomain Example: https://mychurch.v2sapi.co/auth/facebookdelete
App Icon - Upload an icon for your organization that is 1024x1024
Save your changes
Click the toggle switch near the top of the page to change it from In Development to Live
Update the Facebook app ID and secret in Vision2
From the Settings > Basic page, copy the App ID and the Secret
Login to your Vision2 Admin portal
Click on the Web tab
Click on the Websites link on the left-hand menu
Click the Pencil icon to the left of the website that will use Facebook login
In the Facebook Integration section, click the toggle next to Facebook Enabled so that it displays On
Paste the Facebook App ID and Facebook App Secret into their respective text box
Click the Save & I'm Done buton
Once donors login to online giving using Facebook, you will see a new Authentication item on their individual profile. The identifier will be the email address they use to login to Facebook and the Authentication type will be Facebook.